Tag: Child Marriage

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What Was Rebecca’s Age When Given Away In Marriage? “Na’ar”

In previous two piece articles on Isaac and Rebekah, which can be accessed here and here, we established their respective ages when they were married. We showed from the Bible and ancient scholars that Rebecca was between the ages of 3-10, when she was married off to 40-year-old Isaac. In this article we seek to… Read More ›

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Was Rebekah 3-10 Years Old When Married Off To Isaac?

The Bible says yes. This article seeks to complement our previous article on the age of Rebecca when she was married off to Isaac. We showed evidence from the Bible, and earliest commentaries on the Bible that Rebecca was married at the age of 3-10 years old to Isaac. Some Christian missionaries could not accept… Read More ›

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The Age Of Rebecca When She Married Isaac – Biblical Perspective

Kaleef K. Karim What was the age of Rebecca when she was married off to Isaac? According to Rabbis in medieval history, she was no older than three 3-years-old. The Rabbis deduced this age number for Rebecca, from the Bible itself. A second early source, puts her age at 10. Whenever Rabbi Rashi (or others)… Read More ›

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London’s Child Marriages, 1500-1800s

Child marriages has been happening from the ancients of times. Although girls (or boys) who hit puberty weren’t classed as a child when they hit “puberty”, from the 20th century on-wards things changed. As puberty was the factor for someone to get married, from the 20th century on-wards it was decided on age. The age… Read More ›

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Bible Evidence That David Married 12 Year Old Abishag

Bible Evidence That David Married 12 Year Old Abishag [Part 3] We once again return to the marriage of King David and Abishag. In the first article (Part 1: “King David’s Marriage To 12 Year Old Abishag – Bible“), we covered how old King David and Abishag was when they were married. David at the… Read More ›

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Exploring 1 Kings 1:4 “Knew Her Not”: King David’s 12 Year Old Bride

In the previous article published on Abishag’s relationship to King David, we found out that she was 12 years old when she was married off: “King David’s Marriage To 12 Year Old Abishag – Bible“. Upon the article’s publication, we received a storm of comments on social media in regards to the article. We got… Read More ›

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King David’s Marriage To 12 Year Old Abishag – Bible

King David in old age was stricken and would not get warm in bed. Even though his servants covered him with clothes and other needs, this did not work. His ‘physicians’ proposed to bring a young virgin to lie in bed with David, so to get him warm again. King David is 70 years old… Read More ›

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The Age Of Consent Laws In America, 1800s

Revisiting The Age Of Consent Laws In America, 1800s A few years back we wrote an article on the age of consent in America, in the 1800s, which can be accessed here: “Age of Consent in European & American History“. Since the publication of the article, we have had some comments left on our website… Read More ›

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A Detailed Historical Examination Of Numbers 31:18

  Content: 1. Introduction 2. The Hebrew word “taph” (children) 3. The Hebrew word “lachem” (“for yourselves”) 4. The Ancient Interpretation of Numbers 31:18 5. Contemporary Interpretation of Numbers 31:18 6. “Forced” – Deuteronomy 21:14 7. Conclusion 1. Introduction The details that are given in Numbers 31:18 about the female captives caught and distributed to… Read More ›

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Bible: How Old Was Dinah When She Was Married To Shechem?

Kaleef K. Karim What was Dinah’s age when Shechem raped her? Was Dinah given away in marriage to Shechem? This will be elaborated further down in the article. I do a lot of research about the Quran, Hadith and the Bible, I have to read a lot of commentaries on these books – to get… Read More ›

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